10+ Campsites near Falmouth, Cornwall from £7.70 p/n 2024
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Falmouth Campsites

Falmouth Campsites

Campsites near Falmouth

Enjoy a trip to Falmouth, a beautiful seaside town based on the south coast of Cornwall. With gorgeous beaches and fascinating attractions, Falmouth is the perfect destination for a camping holiday.

Camping in Falmouth FAQs

What are the best campsites in Falmouth?
Our Veryan Club Site is a relaxing campsite on the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall and just a 45 minute drive from Falmouth.
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2023
Can you wild camp in Falmouth?
The rules for wild camping are complex, please read our guide to wild camping to learn more.
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2023
Are there any dog-friendly campsites in Falmouth?
Just a 45 minute drive from Falmouth, our Veryan Club Site is dog-friendly, so make sure to bring your pooch along with you.
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2023
Are there any family friendly campsites in Falmouth?
Yes, our Veryan Club Site is family-friendly and has a children's play area, ball games and parent and baby room.
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2023

Things to do and see while camping in Falmouth

Four Beautiful Beaches in Falmouth

Gyllngvase Beach

Shaped in a golden crescent, Falmouth Beach is the largest one in the area and hosts incredible views along the South Cornwall coast. With crystal clear waters and soft, spongy sand it’s no surprise Falmouth Beach is a popular hotspot all year-round. Due to its sheltered location, Gyllngvase Beach is ideal for a range of watersports, including kayaking and paddleboarding. There are also plenty of useful nearby facilities including a beach café, toilet facilities and parking.

Castle Beach

Named after Pendennis Castle, Castle Beach is a long slip of golden sand situated along Pendennis Point. At low tide it makes an excellent beach for rockpooling, snorkelling and diving. There is a friendly café available on the beach and road car parking along Cliff Road above the beach.

Swanpool Beach

Swanpool Beach is a sand and shingle beach with a coastal trail offering stunning views. The perfect family day-out, this beach is equipped with its very own café, a crazy golf course and watersports. 

Maenporth Beach

Settled on the outskirts of Falmouth, Maenporth Beach is a beautiful sandy cove and a great sunbathing spot. Enjoy a day relaxing in the sun, splashing about in the shallow waters and exploring the rock pools at low tide. If you’re feeling a bit peckish head to the Life’s a Beach Café and choose from a selection of snacks and ice-creams. There is car parking available nearby.

Family attractions

National Maritime Museum

Situated on Discovery Quay, the National Maritime Museum is an independent museum and charity. With 15 galleries over five floors, embark on a ‘voyage of discovery’ and learn about the influence the sea has had on history and culture. Take a break at the Waterside Café that overlooks the pretty harbour and serves a choice of sandwiches, jacket potatoes, pastries and other light lunch options.

Swanpool Nature Reserve 

Discover nature in style at Swanpool Nature Reserve, a large fresh and salt water lagoon, home to exciting wildlife including over 100 species of bird. Keep an eye out for rich plant life and wildflowers too, including Lady’s smock, Cornish moneywort and yellow flag iris. 

Pendennis Castle

Step back in time to the 1500’s at Pendennis Castle, originally built by the infamous Henry the IIIV as a coastal defence fortress. Learn more about living in tudor times, listen to poignant wartime stories and visit Henry VIII’s Tudor keep which hosts panoramic sea views. With a castle explorers family trail, soft play room and a café, this is a day out for all the family to enjoy.

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